Gold Bar Washington
On the west side of the Cascade Mountains, the park lies along the Wallace River, Skykomish River, Wallace Lake, Jay Lake, and Shaw Lake.
The park features hiking, nature study, tent camping, picnicking, rock climbing, freshwater fishing, berry picking, mushrooming, and mountain biking. There is also a 265-foot waterfall, as well as numerous smaller ones, within the park.
The Washington State Parks system includes more than 125 developed parks and covers about a quarter million acres.
Other Washington State Parks nearby:
(Manchester) Blake Island State Park
(Stanwood) Camano Island State Park
(Coupeville) Ebey's Landing State Park
(Coupeville) Fort Casey State Park
(Bainbridge Island) Fort Ward State Park
(Bremerton) Illahee State Park
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06/27 Coming to The Gold Bar area
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Apple Blossom Festival Wenatchee WA April1-May5 A delicious part of the Apple Blossom Festival is the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Food Fair.
Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest Leavenworth WA May16-19 Learn about the wide variety of migratory birds that come here for a brief, but important part of their year: the breeding season. Hear the songs sung only during the breeding season.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.